John Lisle Turner

Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Lisle

When John Lisle Turner was christened on 5 March 1827, in Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Turner, was 18 and his mother, Jane Lyle, was 18. He died on 11 March 1827, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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John Turner
Jane Lyle
John Lisle Turner
Henry Turner
William Turner
Elizabeth Turner

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Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

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Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Baptismal record of John, son of Jane Lisle
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Turner Lisle - Church record: birth-name: John Turner Lisle

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